Arduino Uno

The Arduino Uno is an open-source microcontroller board based on the Microchip ATmega328P microcontroller (MCU) and developed by Arduino.cc and initially released in 2010. The microcontroller board is equipped with sets of digital and analog input/output (I/O) pins that may be interfaced to various expansion boards (shields) and other circuits.

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G-Code Reference Block Library – GRBL

INTRODUCTION Are you passionate about CNC machines, 3D printing, or laser cutting? Meet GRBL – the open-source software that’s transforming the way we interact with these advanced technologies. What is GRBL? GRBL is a free, open-source software that runs on microcontroller boards like Arduino. It allows seamless transfer of G-code

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Technical Drawing

This article sums up all the specifications you need to consider when preparing a technical drawing for any CNC machining project and details the 10 steps to follow to get a flawless design. It includes critical aspects such as material selection, tolerance levels, surface finish, and the importance of clear

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Workpiece Zero CNC Macro for G54

CNC Macro for FANUC OM It’s a simple macro associated with an M20 m-code. It store actual absolute machine position into the G54 X and Y value. The M21 macro code that will calculate the Z with the tool lenght and set the G54 Z value. The M20 Program is

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Chatter in Machining

Machining can be tricky, and sometimes you might see wavy lines or unevenness on your workpiece. This is called “chatter” and it happens more often when you’re working on the inside of a hole (called an internal diameter or ID) because the tool sticks out farther. Not to worry, we’ll

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THREAD CYCLE – G32 COMMAND

Contrary to its name, G32 in CNC programming isn’t actually a THREAD CYCLE that automates the entire threading process. It’s a modal command, meaning it affects the machine’s behavior until another command overrides it. According to G32 command, straight thread and taper thread of certain lead are cut.Here’s a breakdown

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G05 (non-standard G-code)

The G05 command is a non-standard G-code that is used in some CNC machines for controlling the rotary axes of the machine, such as a rotary table or a rotary head. It is used to move the rotary axis to a specific angle or position, and can be used in

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Siemens SINUMERIK:  Changing The Battery

Procedure Proceed as follows to replace the dual fan/battery module but only observe points 3 and 4 if you want to replace the battery as well: 2. NoticeForcibly withdrawing the module can permanently damage itNever pull the dual fan/battery module out abruptly without having released the interlock. This would break

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Stepper Motor driver for CNC Applications

Stepper motor driver

Stepper Motor Driver for CNC Applications Effective control of stepper motors is paramount for precise positioning in CNC machines. While the motors themselves are crucial components, their operation hinges on a less conspicuous element: the stepper motor driver. This article explores the fundamental principles behind these drivers, empowering CNC enthusiasts

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